Riverview Funeral Home

Obituary for Steven Austin French

A photograph of Steven Austin French

Born: Bridgeport
Lived: Ansonia

Steven Austin French, age 52, of Ansonia, entered into rest on Sunday, April 2,2017, at Griffin Hospital in Derby. Steven was born in Bridgeport on October 3, 1964, son of Pauline (Newell) French and the late Austin French. He was raised in Shelton and attended Shelton schools, attended Housatonic Community College and lived in Ansonia for the past 17 years. He lived every day to the fullest and made friends with everyone he met. He knew how to make the best out of any situation and laughter was his specialty. He enjoyed the gym and working out but most of all he loved spending time with his family. He is the beloved brother of Michael French (Dawn Michelle), Austin French (Ann Marie), Linda Kann (Kevin), and Tamra French-Buck (David Buck). He is also survived by cherished nieces and nephews Austin French III, Jeremy French, Chuck French, Gloria French, Jeffrey Weaver, Sarah Gallagher, and Jessie Van Der Neer. He was predeceased by his sister Lynn Ann French. Friends may greet the family at the Riverview Funeral Home, 390 River Road, Shelton, on Saturday from 9 to 11 AM. A funeral service will begin at the funeral home on Saturday at 11 AM. Burial will immediately follow at Riverside Cemetery. Online condolences can be offered at www.riverviewfh.com